Eco-Apartheid Is Real

In an article for The Nation, PSC Associate Daniel Aldana Cohen discusses eco-apartheid, “a regime of greening affluence for the few at the expense of the many,” as when New York City-area utility Con Edison intentionally cut power in a predominately black and low-income neighborhood to avoid broader blackouts last week. Disparities in access to consistent and efficient utilities are a neglected part of the conversation, he writes.